Contents


Playtime

Cities on a Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Cultures by Frances FitzGerald

New World Symphony

The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction by Bernard Bailyn

Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution by Bernard Bailyn, with the assistance of Barbara DeWolfe

The Master Builder

Louis Sullivan: His Life and Work by Robert Twombly

The Curve of the Arch: The Story of Louis Sullivan’s Owatonna Bank by Larry Millett

Louis Sullivan: The Function of Ornament by David Van Zanten, by William Jordy, by Wim de Wit, by Rochelle Elstein

Louis Sullivan and the Polemics of Modern Architecture: The Present against the Past by David S. Andrew

Provocateur

The Gavin Ewart Show: Selected Poems 1939–1985 by Gavin Ewart

The Young Pobble’s Guide to his Toes by Gavin Ewart

Tics

Etude sur une affection nerveuse caracterisée par de l’incoordination motrice accompagnée d’echolalie et de copralalie” by Georges Gilles de la Tourette

Gilles de la Tourette on Tourette Syndrome” by C.G. Goetz, by H.L. Klawans. in Arnold J. Friedhoff and Thomas N. Chase, eds., Advances in Neurology, Vol. 35 (1982): Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

Postencephalitic Respiratory Disorders by Smith Ely Jelliffe

Psychopathology of Forced Movements and the Oculogyric Crises of Lethargic Encephalitis by Smith Ely Jelliffe

Tics and Related Disorders by A.J Lees

The Mind of a Mnemonist by A.R. Luria

Psychoanalytic Evaluation of Tic in Psychopathology of Children” by Margaret S. Mahler. in Psychoanalytic Study of the Child

Tics and Their Treatment by H. Meige, by E. Feindel. translated and edited by S.A.K. Wilson from 1902 original

Limbic Innervation of the Striatum” by Walle J.H. Nauta. in Arnold J. Freidhoff and Thomas N. Chase, eds. Advances in Neurology, Vol. 35: Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

Awakenings by Oliver Sacks

Acquired Tourettism in Adult Life” by Oliver Sacks. in Arnold J. Friedhoff and Thomas N. Chase, eds., Advances in Neurology, Vol. 35: Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome

The Possessed” in The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and OtherClinical Tales

Witty Ticcy Ray” in The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

A Case of Gilles de la Tourette’s Disease After 10 Years’ Treatment with Haloperidol (R.1625)” by Jean-N. Seignot. in F.S. Abuzzahab and F.O. Anderson, eds., Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome: Vol. 1, International Registry

The Strange Case of Leopardi

The Moral Essays by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by Patrick Creagh

Operette Morali: Essays and Dialogues by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by Giovanni Cecchetti

Pensieri by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by W. S. Di Piero

A Leopardi Reader edited and translated by Ottavio Casale

Contributors

T.H. Breen is William Smith Mason Professor of American History at Northwestern. His most recent book is American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the People.
 (July 2013)

Ian Buruma is the author of many books, including The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan (1995), The Missionary and the Libertine: Love and War in East and West (1996), Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance (2006), and Year Zero: A History of 1945 (2013). He is the Paul W. Williams Professor of Human Rights and Journalism at Bard and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among other publications. His new book is a ­collection of essays from these pages, Theater of Cruelty: Art, Film, and the ­Shadows of War. His book Year Zero: A History of 1945 is now out in paperback.

Theodore H. Draper (1912–2006) was an American historian. Educated at City College, he wrote influential studies of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution and the Iran-Contra Affair. Draper was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the 1990 recipient of the Herbert Feis Award from the American Historical Association.

Martin Filler’s latest book, Makers of Modern Architecture, Volume II, has been long-listed for the 2014 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Filler was born in 1948 and received degrees in art history from Columbia University. He has been a contributor to The New York Review of Books since 1985 and his writing on modern architecture has been published in more than thirty journals, magazines, and newspapers in the US, Europe, and Japan. His first collection of New York Review essays, Makers of Modern Architecture, was published in 2007. Filler is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He and his wife, the architectural historian Rosemarie Haag Bletter, live in New York and Southampton.

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He currently leads the Free Speech Debate project at Oxford (freespeechdebate.com) and is writing a book about free speech.


Christopher Hill (1912–2003) was an English historian. Educated at Oxford, Hill taught at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire as well as Oxford, where he was elected Master of Balliol College. His books include Puritanism and Revolution,Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution, and The World Turned Upside Down.

Diane Johnson is a novelist and critic. She is the author of Lulu in Marrakech 
and Le Divorce, among other novels. Her most recent book is 
Flyover Lives.


Murray Kempton (1917-1997) was a columnist for Newsday, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books. His books include Rebellions, Perversities, and Main Events and The Briar Patch, as well as Part of Our Time. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985.

Lincoln Kirstein (1907–1996) was a writer and ballet critic. In 1946, together with George Balanchine, Kirstein founded the Ballet Society, which would soon be renamed The New York City Ballet. In 1984 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Darryl Pinckney, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, is the author of a novel, High Cotton, and, in the Alain Locke Lecture Series, Out There: Mavericks of Black Literature. His new book is Blackballed: The Black Vote and US Democracy.


Oliver Sacks is a physician and the author of ten books, the most recent of which is Hallucinations. He is a professor of ­neurology at NYU School of Medicine and a visiting professor at the University of Warwick.